This is the Debian prepackaged version of the GNU diffutils package.
GNU `diff' was written by Mike Haertel, David Hayes, Richard Stallman,
Len Tower, and Paul Eggert. Wayne Davison designed and implemented
the unified output format. GNU `diff3' was written by Randy Smith.
GNU `sdiff' was written by Thomas Lord. GNU `cmp' was written by
Torbjorn Granlund and David MacKenzie.
The source for this release was obtained from
The Debian .orig.tar.gz is a repackaged version of the above, with
the following changes:
* The doc directory, which contains the manual, has been removed.
* The files `Makefile.in', `configure.ac' and `configure' have been modified
minimally so that the tarball may be used without any of the auto* tools
(as it also happens for the unmodified tarball).
Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option)
any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
GNU General Public License for more details.
On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License
may be found in `/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL'.